December 4, 2020

40-Man Roster Roundup (MLB Trade Rumors)


This evening marked the deadline for teams to add Rule 5 draft-eligible players to their 40-man rosters. (MLBTR’s Steve Adams explained the process in full this morning). Accordingly, we’ve seen a large swath of transactions in the last few hours. Here, we’ll make note of the players each team protected from the Rule 5 draft, acquired from outside the organization, and removed from the roster before the deadline. We’ll also keep track of how many 40-man roster spots each team has left vacant.

AL East

Baltimore Orioles

  • Added to roster: Rylan Bannon, Michael Baumann, Yusniel Diaz, Zac Lowther, Isaac Mattson, Alexander Wells
  • Designated for assignment: Renato Nunez
  • Number of open roster spots: 0

Boston Red Sox

  • Added to roster: Eduard Bazardo, Jay Groome, Bryan Mata, Hudson Potts, Jeisson Rosario, Connor Seabold, Connor Wong
  • Designated for assignment: Matt Hall, Ryan Weber
  • Outrighted: Kyle Hart
  • Number of open roster spots: 0

New York Yankees

  • Added to roster: Roansy Contreras,…



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